Athlete

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Athlete are an English indie rock band formed in Deptford, London, comprising Joel Pott (lead vocals and guitar), Carey Willetts (bass and backing vocals), Stephen Roberts (drums and backing vocals) and Tim Wanstall (keyboards and backing vocals).

The band had a brief period of high-profile domestic success in which their debut album Vehicles & Animals (2003) was a platinum seller in 2005 and Mercury Music Prize nomination. It was followed up by Tourist (2005) which reached No. 1 and sold over 500,000 copies allowing this album to also go platinum. Since then the band has continued to release records on regular basis. Their subsequent two albums Beyond the Neighbourhood (2007) and Black Swan (2009) sees the band exploring different styles, influenced by the works of artists such as Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Rating Releases
2003 Vehicles & Animals 5 5
2005 Tourist 5 7
2007 Beyond the Neighbourhood 8
2009 Black Swan 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
2010 Singles 01-10 Compilation 1

Single

Year Title Rating Releases
2001 Westside 4
2002 You Got the Style 4
2002 Beautiful 3
2003 El Salvador 3
2005 Wires 4
2005 Tourist 3
2005 Twenty Four Hours 3
2005 Twenty Four Hours / Stand in the Sun 2
2007 Hurricane 7
2007 Tokyo 3
2009 Superhuman Touch 2

EP

Year Title Rating Releases
2002 Athlete 1
2005 Half Light 4
2007 iTunes Festival: London 2007 1
2008 The Outsiders 1
Beyond Dub Neighbourhood 1

Live

Year Title Rating Releases
2005 Tourist Live 1
2006 Live in San Francisco Live 1
2007 Tokyo Live 1

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